Dan Gurney-Commissioned NOS 1972 AAR Eagle Drake Offy
This 1972 AAR Eagle Drake Offy (AAR chassis 7729) is the result of an arrangement between the late Dan Gurney and Philippe de Lespinay to build two brand-new Eagles from new-old-stock parts, each replicating one of the cars driven by Bobby Unser and Jerry Grant in 1972 and 1973. Using two NOS 1972 AAR-Eagle aluminum monocoque chassis (originally built by Phil Remington at AAR in Santa Ana, CA.) and period correct AAR Drake-Offy 159ci “Twin-Pump” turbo motors, one car was painted to replicate Grant’s ride, while the other, pictured here, to replicate Unser’s livery. The engine used in the car won the 1974 California 500 with Bobby Unser, and is tunable from 650-1000+ HP. This Eagle can only be described as fast and very reliable with great handling. The car has been constantly tweaked since completion and is presented in museum worthy, track ready condition.
Stunningly finished, the Eagle was constructed with NOS All American Racers components and has been reasonably exercised and improved ever since, including at the 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 in 2016. This a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to
own Dan Gurney/All American Racers motorsports royalty.